Local History

Local history is the study of history in a local, rather than national, or international context and concentrates on a community. It focuses on people within a particular place, over time. People, groups and societies from this locality have all played their part to promote and preserve our unique local history, which you can explore by clicking on the links below.

Lee Valley tourism (19th century style)

Magourney and early Coachford

Marching As To War – The Men of Coachford and Aghabullogue Parish 1914- 1918

The ‘Peake Line’ – a famine relief road

The Fergus farm of Sir John Benn-Walsh

In a country churchyard – Christchurch, Magourney